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The Language of Whisky Preview by David McNicoll

We have another special guest post this week from David McNicoll, longtime Brainery teacher and author of the recent book, The Language of Whisky, published by Wheatfield Press. Read on for a preview of the book! 


Whisky is a global language, found in every nook and cranny from Montreal to Moscow, from Auckland to Aberdeen and comes in many shapes and sizes including American Bourbon, Canadian Rye, Japanese, Irish and of course...

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Adoptable Cat Meet & Greet with Cat Republic

Our tiny cat rescue, Cat Republic, is currently swimming in adoptable cats and so we're hosting a meet & greet for the crew. Come on by the Prospect Heights Brainery (190 Underhill Ave) on Friday evening, January 17 from 6:30-9pm to have a drink and meet some furry friends and learn more about adopting!

RSVP is not required but helpful so we can get a sense of numbers. The event is free but donations to our nonprofit, Cat Republic, will be...

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Holiday Gifts from Our Pals: 2019 Edition

Since it's time to GET SHOPPING for the holidays, we wanted to highlight a few gifts we love made by people we think are super cool.

Gowanus Manufacturing Calendar 2020 - because wall calendars are incredibly useful, especially when they feature 12 wide-ranging businesses in Gowanus and the people who work there

Red Hot Kitchen by Diana Kuan - for your friend who loves spicy food and wants to take their home cooking up a notch

Odette Press...

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DIY Gift Ideas!

If you're looking at your list of holiday giftees and thinking you'd like to do something a little more DIY this year, read on for some of our favorite projects that are a little less intense than knitting a sweater. 

Tie-Dye Tea Towels (or t-shirts, or pillowcases)

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What you need: 

Everyone always...

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